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Elon Musk Is Acting Like a Neo-Conquistador for South America’s Lithium

Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano look at the scramble for Bolivia’s lithium resources led by billionaire Elon Musk in the context of the coup d’état

Millions mobilize across Latin America for International Working Women’s Day

This years mobilization was one of the largest yet which saw millions across the continent on the streets demanding justice, rights and equality

Venezuela denounces attack on a military base in the south of the country

Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, holds the right-wing governments of Brazil, Colombia and Peru responsible for the attack

Peoples’ BRICS Seminar seeks unity of the people amid global crisis

Representatives from trade unions, political parties, social movements, and universities of the BRICS countries gathered in Brasilia for the Peoples’ BRICS Summit

Hybrid wars are destroying democracies, historian Vijay Prashad says

The Indian researcher also spoke with Brasil de Fato about BRICS, fascism, and working-class organization

From ‘Lula Livre’ to ‘F*ck the Police’, pride is political!

On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots LGBTQ prides across the Americas have taken on a very overtly political and radical stand, after years of being little more than apolitical spectacles

Uruguayan gas workers begin an indefinite general strike

The strike has been called in solidarity with the gas workers of MontevideoGas company and against the Brazilian state owned company Petrobras.

PROSUR: strengthening of regional integration or disintegration?

All the presidents of the region were invited to the summit except for Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro. The setting up of Prosur is seen as an attempt to create a parallel organisation to UNASUR which was set up during the time of Commander Hugo Chavez

Feminist Strike 2019: A glimpse at mobilisations across the world

Mobilizations were held across the world as part of the Feminist Strike to reject patriarchal and capitalist violence and show the power and force of women, travestis, transgender and gender diverse people

Lima group issues ‘interventionist’ declaration against Venezuela ahead of Maduro’s swearing-in

The block of countries, with exception of Mexico, reaffirmed that they will not recognize the new mandate of Nicolás Maduro as they rendered the May 2018 elections illegitimate

“We globalize freedom”: Guilherme Boulos and Gustavo Petro honored

Guilherme Boulos, the national coordinator of MTST and Gustavo Petro, head of Colombia Humana, received the title of honorary professor from the University of Lanús, Buenos Aires

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